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Newborn Deformities

Born Without Arms or Legs: The Secret Legacy of Thalidomide

Eileen Cronin | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Eileen Cronin

I was born without lower legs and a hand with missing fingers that we called "the claw." Leslie was born with an underdeveloped upper body. Her shoulders and arms are thin as reeds, and she has no hands.

Vietnam in the Aftermath of a Chemical Holocaust

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.03.2013 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Fred A. Wilcox's Scorched Earth completes the story of why, in fact, the spraying of the Agent Orange was pernicious, especially to Vietnam and its people.

1 Chinese Baby Born With Syphilis Every Hour

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Every hour a baby is born in China with syphilis, as the world's fastest-growing epidemic of the disease is fueled by men with new money from the nati...